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Doctorate of Counselling Psychology DCounsPsy

York St John University

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  • Qualification

    DCounsPsych - Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

  • Location

    York St John University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

This programme provides the theoretical, clinical and research training for those wishing to work as a Counselling Psychologist. As a graduate of this programme, you will be eligible to apply for registration as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The programme is approved by the HCPC and accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Course overview

The 3-year, full-time programme places an emphasis on both cognitive-behavioural and humanistic approaches to the development of counselling and psychotherapy skills. The programme includes training in psychological assessment; psychotherapeutic interventions over the lifespan; clinical research methods; ethics and professional practice; a doctoral research dissertation; and requires a minimum of 450 hours of placement in clinical settings.

Students also undertake modules that develop the professional skills required of leaders and supervisors, and for working in diverse, multi-disciplinary teams.

Career outcomes

Counselling Psychologists use psychological theory and research in therapeutic work to help clients with a range of mental health issues and distress. Clients can include children, adolescents, adults, families, couples and groups. Counselling Psychologists work across a diversity of health and social care environments (e.g., NHS, outpatient and inpatient units, community organisations, educational institutions, forensic settings), and in independent practice.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    94th out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    111 51%

    80th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    105th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    34th

    6

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